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Solider's body flown home from Iraq

The body of a soldier from Greater Manchester who died in Iraq is being flown home today. Scott Hetherington from Middleton was serving with the 2nd Battalion, Duke of Lancaster's Regiment.

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Plane carrying body of North West soldier who died in Iraq arrives in the UK

Credit: Ministry of Defence

Lance Corporal Scott Hetherington from Middleton was serving with the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment.

Credit: Ministry of Defence

The Ministry of Defence say the father of one was shot in a "non combat incident".

Credit: Ministry of Defence

His family are at Brize Norton for his repatriation.

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